Business and Markets

Can Corporate Boards Make Peace with Worker Power?

February 16, 2022  • Business and Society Program

Amidst dramatic changes in public sentiment, evolving political and regulatory environments and shifts in the labor market that have offered employees new leverage with employers, business leadership appears firmly resistant to formal worker power and particularly to labor unions. Is this position sustainable? What might it take for business leaders build a better playbook for sharing power with a 21st century workforce?

Fortune Corporate Leadership Writer Aman Kidwai and Aspen Institute Business & Society Program Assistant Director Miguel Padró, discuss the future of boards, worker voice and unions.